A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump's Testing of America

Rucker and Leonnig have deep and unmatched sources throughout Washington, D.C., and for the past three years have chronicled in depth the ways President Donald Trump has reinvented the presidency in his own image, shaken foreign alliances and tested American institutions It would be all too easy to

Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

A rare and fascinating portrait of the American presidency from the 1 New York Times bestselling author of Mrs Kennedy and Me and Five Days in November.Secret Service agent Clint Hill brings history intimately and vividly to life as he reflects on his seventeen years protecting the most powerful

The Accidental President: Harry S. Truman and the Four Months That Changed the World

The dramatic, pulse pounding story of Harry Truman s first four months in office, when this unlikely, small town Washington outsider had to take on Germany, Japan, Stalin, and the atomic bomb, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance Heroes are often defined as ordinary characters who get

Grant

Ulysses S Grant s life has typically been misunderstood All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and inept businessman, fond of drinking to excess or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War or as a credulous and hapless president whose tenure came to symbolize the

The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation

America s first presidential impeachment A prize winning author tells the story of the efforts by heroic citizens to preserve the victories of the Civil War by removing a bigoted president who ruled as if he were king When Abraham Lincoln was assassinated and Vice President Andrew Johnson became

The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War

From master storyteller and historian H W Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America s future in the aftermath of World War II At the height of the Korean War, President Harry

John Adams

The enthralling, often surprising story of John Adams, one of the most important and fascinating Americans who ever lived In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Winner of the Lincoln PrizeAcclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln s political genius in this highly original work, as the one term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become president.On May 18, 1860,